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Common Sense (11  November  1791) Paine, Thomas(published anonymously)Common sense, addressed to the inhabitants of America, on the following interesting subjects. I. Of the origin and design of government in general, with concise remarks on the English Constitution. II. Of monarchy and hereditary succession. III. Thoughts on the present state of American affairs. IV. Of the present ability of America , with some miscellaneous reflections. Written by an Englishman. 1776 Philadelphia
1776 London: reprinted for J. Almon, with the following subtitle:
a new edition, with several additions in the body of the work. To which is added an Appendix; together with an address to the people called Quakers. N.B. The new addition here given increases the work upwards of one-third. WG's sale catalog lists:
Paine's (Tho.) Political Works, Rights of Man, &c.; 2 vol. no date.

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